California: The Golden State

 

Nick named as the “Golden State’ , California ranks first in terms of population in the United States of America.

LOCATION

California is located on the western Pacific Coast of the United States. It ranges towards the Sierra Nevada mountains in the east. The centre of this state is dominated by Central Valley, which is a major agricultural centre.

STATE CAPITAL

The capital city of the state of California is Sacramento.

Sacramento: Besides being the state capital, Sacramento is also the seat for Sacramento County.

Location of Sacramento : Sacramento is location at the junction of the Sacramento River and the American river, in the northern portion of the expensive Sacramento Valley.

LOS ANGELES

This is California’s most populous city. Besides, Los Angeles is the country’s second largest city after New York City.

WEATHER REPORT

California is dominated by it’s warm Mediterranean Climate.

Mediterranean Climate : The Mediterranean climate is often referred to as the dry summer climate. This climate prevails in the areas in the Mediterranean Basin. The winters are usually rainy while the summers are hot , dry and warm.

 

PLACES TO VISIT

  • Disneyland
  • Universal studios, Hollywood
  • Knott’s Berry Farm
  • Disney California Adventure
  • Legoland
  • Yosemite National park
  • Disneyland Resort
  • Sea world San Diego
  • Golden gate Bride
  • Alcatraz Island
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Balboa Park
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Hollywood walk of Fame
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Hollywood sign
  • San Diego zoo safari Park
  • Six Flags Magic Mountains
  • RMS Queen Mary
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Hollywood Boulevard
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Montery Bay Aquarium
  • Hearst Castle
  • Sequioa National Park
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • Winchester Mystery House
  • Muir Woods National Monument
  • Redwood National and State Park
  • Monterey Bay
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • 17 – Mile Drive
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Grauman’s Chinese theatre
  • USS Midway Museum
  • Getty Center
  • Downtown Disney
  • Aquarium of the pacific
  • Yosemite Valley
  • Griffith park
  • Golden Gate park
  • Golden Gate
  • Union Square
  • Presido of San Francisco
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Lassen Volcanic National park
  • Half Dome
  • Cascade Range
  • Joshua tree
  • Newport Beach
  • Truckee
  • Berkeley
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Pasadena
  • Point Loobs
  • Big basin redwoods state park
  • Pinnacles National Park
  • Channel islands National park
  • Beverly hills
  • Napa
  • Long Beach
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Gate
  • Big Bear Lake
  • Sausalito
  • San Jose
  • Sacramento
  • Laguna Beach
  • Anaheim
  • Malibu
  • John Muir Trail
  • Point Reyes national Seashore
  • Santa Catalina island
  • Oakland
  • Carmel by the sea
  • Yosemite valley
  • Santa Cruz
  • Kings Canyon National Park
  • Mammoth lakes
  • Santa Barbara
  • Palm springs
  • South lake Tahoe
  • Pacific Crest Trail
  • Saint Monica
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco

 

PLACES TO VISIT IN SAN FRANCISCO

  • Golden gate bridge
  • Alcatraz island
  • Fisherman’s wharf
  • Union square
  • Chinatown
  • Pier 39
  • San Francisco Cable car system
  • Golden gate Park
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Exploratorium
  • Lombard Street
  • Ghiradelli Square
  • Coit Tower
  • De Young
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Japanese tea garden
  • Legion of Honor
  • Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

and many more to go.

 

PLACES TO VISIT IN LOS ANGELES

  • Universial Studios
  • Griffith Park
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Disneyland
  • The Getty Centre
  • Hollywood
  • Santa Monica
  • Natural History Museum

and many more to go.

California is a wonderful place to plan a trip to and should be visited at least once in a lifetime.

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